|Welcome to Theme Life|
Walking around Sandwich and the surrounding countryside as l do daily, weekly and monthly, I take several thousand photographs. More authentic reflections of quantity might be closer to 3500 assorted photos digitally taken monthly once all the poorer quality ‘click images’ are extracted.
Of this figure, ten to fifteen per cent, are held back in folders and will be used in the blog’s gallery features, prompts, or published articles.
My main focus is wildlife, so flora and fauna mostly, but also l have a hankering sometimes for unusual shots, or things of a quirky nature.
It appeals to my sense of humour, and sometimes these ‘strange’ shots are edited and kept for a ‘rainy day’ gallery or a prompt in the future or because l just like them, and they might make for an interesting themed gallery, pretty much like this series.
Not all the galleries here will be specifically themed all the time. They might focus on specific events or moments that were happen chanced upon or simply hold a fascination for me.
Hope you enjoy the series
|Photographs l have taken around Sandwich of benches and the Life around and on them. |
A bench, as opposed to a pew, is usually a longish freestanding seat and can be found in gardens and parks, whilst a pew is generally found in churches but also happens to be an extended seating area. Benches can be fixed or stand-alone. Old benches were usually crafted out of either wood or stone. They are ideal in parks and recreational grounds as well as churchyards as they provide a seating area for those who may be looking at the scenery or in reflective thought.
However, they do attract quite a bit of life of their own when not being sat upon by humans and provide for some wonderful imagery.
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|Main Image – Crow on Bench – The Ropewalk|